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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 9:52:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 159° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.64 meters/second, 1510.7 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"938.38 miWest0° 01' 16.0"1.45 miSouth938.45 mi
24 hours11° 42' 49.3"757.58 miEast0° 57' 07.8"65.50 miSouth762.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LihueWed 11:52 PM135 km84 miles73 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluWed 11:52 PM202 km125 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
WailukuWed 11:52 PM335 km208 miles181 nmEast E
HiloWed 11:52 PM500 km310 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayWed 10:52 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 11:52 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 9:52 PM2919 km1814 miles1576 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 9:52 PM3462 km2151 miles1869 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 9:52 PM3516 km2185 miles1899 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:52 PM3565 km2215 miles1925 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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